Paul McCartney & Wings – Wild Life red vinyl Japan LP with obi


An original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Wild Life by Paul McCartney and Wings, complete with the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Wild Life by Wings, complete with the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Wild Life is an original 1971 Japanese issue, pressed on “Everclean” red vinyl and including the rare original die-cut “medallion” obi, lyric insert, and black inner sleeve.

The cover is VG++, with trace wear at the corners and minor foxing on the back cover.

The obi is VG+, with a bit of foxing, but the die-cut portion is not bent or wrinkled.

The black inner sleeve has no splits.

The red vinyl disc is M- and may be unplayed.

A beautiful copy of a rare Paul McCartney LP.

Background: Released in 1971, Wild Life was the first album by Wings.  The album reached #11 on the UK album charts and #10 in the U.S. gave Wild Life a 3 star review:

The irony of the first Wings album is that it seems more domesticated than Ram, feeling more like a Paul ‘n’ Linda effort than that record. Perhaps it’s because this album is filled with music that’s defiantly lightweight — not just the cloying cover of “Love Is Strange” but two versions apiece of songs called “Mumbo” and “Bip Bop.” …Yeah, it’s possible to call this a terrible record, but it’s so strange in its domestic bent and feigned ordinariness that it winds up being a pop album like no other.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Apple
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1971
Format: Stereo
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Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in